Alcoholism is an obsession or dependency on alcohol whereas drug abuse or substance abuse is a dependency on other narcotic or hallucinogenic substances like Cocaine, Crack, Heroin etc. Alcoholism or substance abuse may lead to physiological, psychological or social dysfunction. What starts off a means to relax in small doses rapidly becomes dependency because it takes increasing doses of the substance to achieve the same level of relaxation.
- Genetic– Some genetic factors influence the risk of developing alcoholism. Alcoholism also runs in families.
- Age– Scientist have found that those people who started drinking alcohol at the age of less than 15 are more likely to become alcoholic.
- Stress– It is also a very serious factor. To relax people consume alcohol or abuse substances in increasing quantities.
- Personality traits– Traits like immaturity, peer pressure and guilt.
- Problems in a relationship also lead to a greater risk of alcoholism.
- Experience of adverse events in childhood.
- Cigarette smoking.
- Social problems.
Sign and symptoms
- Cravings for alcohol
- Solitary drinking
- The individual gets irritable if he does not get the drink on time
- Increased tolerance for alcohol
- Social problems
- Negligence of responsibilities
- Legal problems
- Cirrhosis of liver
- Peptic ulcers
- Sexual dysfunction
Withdrawal symptoms like anxiety, sweating, depression, irritability, appetite loss etc.
Nux Vomica– Nux Vomica is one of the leading anti-alcoholic remedy. This remedy is helpful in patients who are under the influence of alcohol or any of the stages of alcoholism. Highly driven individuals who are performance oriented, who cannot take failure in the right spirit.
Cannabis Indica– It is one of the reliable remedy in acute alcoholism or substance abuse. It helps in suppressing the illusions and hallucination exaggerating the subjects. There are more visual hallucinations.
Sulphuric Acid– This is one of the great remedy for chronic alcoholism. There is agenetic tendency to become alcoholics. It is helpful in persons whose stomach does not tolerate food and even does not tolerate water if it is not mixed with the liquor.
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